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The US Army Corps of Engineers’ engineering and support centre has awarded contracts to 11 companies to provide design/build support for energy and energy conservation projects internationally.

The US$600 million shared capacity contract will be for the design and construction of conventional and renewable energy projects, such as solar walls, solar hot water, day lighting, geothermal heating and cooling systems, heating, ventilation and air conditioning replacement, solar thermal roof tile heating systems, installation of solar tubes and controls,lighting retrofits, photovoltaic roof systems, geothermal domestic hot water, geothermal heating plants, building envelope improvements, installation of direct digital controls, energy monitoring and control systems, and wind turbines.  The scope of services for one base year and four option years will include all design, construction, and construction-related work.

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